Local News

Robert Welcomes Police Funding Boost

Last week, the Government announced a significant increase in funding for Thames Valley Police. The extra £32.7 million is made up of a £4.5 million increase in our annual grant funding; £4.3 million grant for additional pension costs and, potentially, £24 million from precept funding.

Robert Joins Cogges Christmas Carols

Robert said: "A pleasure to join everyone in Cogges for an evening of Christmas Carols. Wonderful to see the local community come together to spread festive cheer."

Robert Becomes Patron of Volunteer Link Up

Volunteer Link Up, run by a team of volunteers, is the Volunteer Centre for West Oxfordshire, linking people who have time to spare with opportunities to help local residents and charitable organisations that need their services.

Robert Turns on Carterton Christmas Lights

Robert said: "As always an absolute pleasure and honour to turn the Christmas lights on in Carterton. The lights look fantastic and it was great to see so many local residents out for the occasion."

Robert Celebrates Local Charity SpecialEffect

Robert has visited Charlbury-based SpecialEffect to celebrate the charity's success in recent months.  Robert is a strong supporter of the charity, and recently championed their work in the House of Commons.

Oxfordshire MPs Meet with Oxfordshire Health Bosses

Robert said: "Had a really productive meeting with Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group together with other Oxfordshire MPs.  Plenty to discuss, most notbaly recruitment, mental health services & delayed transfers of care.  These constructive dialogues are so important: we need to work to